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Ebola Vaccine Makers' Shares Rise After 1st U.S. Case
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Ebola Vaccine Makers' Shares Rise After 1st U.S. Case

Shares of some companies that are studying potential vaccines for Ebola climbed after federal officials announced that the first case of the disease has been diagnosed in the U.S. Ebola is believed to have sickened more than 6,500 people in West Africa, and more than 3,000 people... Read »

Oct 1, 2014
World's Biggest-Ever IPO: Alibaba Priced at $68 a Share

World's Biggest-Ever IPO: Alibaba Priced at $68 a Share

Alibaba has priced its initial public offering at $68 per share, near the upper end of its expected range, ahead of... Read »

Sep 18, 2014
NASA Picks Boeing, SpaceX to Build

NASA Picks Boeing, SpaceX to Build "Space Taxis"

NASA is a giant step closer to launching Americans again from U.S. soil. On Tuesday, the space agency announced... Read »

Sep 16, 2014
iPhone 6 Pre-Orders Set First-Day Record

iPhone 6 Pre-Orders Set First-Day Record

Apple had more than 4 million advance orders of its new, larger iPhones in the first 24 hours, exceeding its initial... Read »

Sep 15, 2014
Consumers Share Tips on How to Preorder iPhone 6

Consumers Share Tips on How to Preorder iPhone 6

The presale for the first iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 plus starts at midnight tonight. It's only available online... Watch »

Sep 12, 2014
Nevada Lawmakers Approve Tesla Tax Breaks

Nevada Lawmakers Approve Tesla Tax Breaks

The Nevada Legislature has approved an unprecedented package of incentives to bring Tesla Motors' $5 billion battery... Read »

Sep 11, 2014
SJ's Bay 101 Card Room Headed for Milpitas?

SJ's Bay 101 Card Room Headed for Milpitas?

Bay 101, a longtime San Jose card room, is looking to build a bigger gambling den somewhere in the South Bay. Read »

Sep 10, 2014
Apple Uses Solar to Power iPhone 6 Manufacturing

Apple Uses Solar to Power iPhone 6 Manufacturing

Apple is using an Arizona solar farm to power the factory that will make the iPhone 6's sapphire screens, according... Read »

Sep 9, 2014
Home Depot Confirms Credit Card Data Breach

Home Depot Confirms Credit Card Data Breach

It's official: Home Depot has suffered a credit card data breach, the home improvement superstore confirmed Monday... Read »

Sep 8, 2014
PHOTOS: See Southwest Airlines' New Look

PHOTOS: See Southwest Airlines' New Look

Southwest Airlines will put a new paint job on its planes, adding a splash of bright color as it enters middle... Watch »

Sep 8, 2014
Chick-fil-A Founder Truett Cathy Dies at 93

Chick-fil-A Founder Truett Cathy Dies at 93

S. Truett Cathy, who started a postwar diner in Atlanta that grew into the Chick-fil-A restaurant chain, died at the... Read »

Sep 8, 2014
Apple Invites Fashionistas to Sept. 9 Event

Apple Invites Fashionistas to Sept. 9 Event

Apple has invited fashion editors and bloggers to its Sept. 9 event, causing some to speculate that Apple will... Read »

Sep 8, 2014
Nevada Offers Tesla $1.3B for

Nevada Offers Tesla $1.3B for "Gigafactory"

Gov. Brian Sandoval announced Thursday that Nevada won a high-stakes battle with four other states for Tesla Motors'... Read »

Sep 4, 2014
Federal Court Dismisses Yelp Extortion Case

Federal Court Dismisses Yelp Extortion Case

A lawyer for four small businesses said Wednesday his clients haven't yet decided whether to appeal a... Watch »

Sep 4, 2014
CVS Renames Itself, Goes Tobacco Free Early

CVS Renames Itself, Goes Tobacco Free Early

CVS, the nation's second-largest drugstore chain, will tweak its corporate name and stop the sale of tobacco nearly... Read »

Sep 9, 2014
Abercrombie Dropping Logo to Boost Brand

Abercrombie Dropping Logo to Boost Brand

The Abercrombie & Fitch logo has lost the power it once wielded, so the struggling teen retailer plans to strip... Read »

Aug 29, 2014
Market Basket Board OKs $1.5 Billion Sale to Ousted CEO

Market Basket Board OKs $1.5 Billion Sale to Ousted CEO

Market Basket's board of directors has signed a deal to sell the grocery chain to former CEO Arthur T. Watch »

Aug 28, 2014
AA Pulls Fares Off Orbitz.com

AA Pulls Fares Off Orbitz.com

American Airlines says they've pulled their fares off of websites powered by Orbitz after being unable to come... Watch »

Aug 28, 2014

"Millennial" Market Not Lovin' McDonald's: Report

It looks like millennials aren’t munching on McDonald’s as much as they used to. Read »

Aug 26, 2014
Burger King Buying Tim Hortons for About $11B

Burger King Buying Tim Hortons for About $11B

Burger King is buying Canadian coffee-and-doughnut chain Tim Hortons Inc. for about $11 billion, creating... Read »

Aug 26, 2014
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